Melendez-Masvidal Off 3/29 EliteXC, Strikeforce Fight Card


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A planned fight between Strikeforce world lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez (13-1) and challenger Jorge Masvidal (13-2) has been scratched from the March 29 Strikeforce/EliteXC show.

Strikeforce Vice President Mike Afromowitz told ( that Masvidal injured his shin during this past weekend’s “Strikeforce at the Dome” show, which prompted the cancellation of next month’s fight with Melendez.

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